Urbanism

PROJECTS

Network Space

Hybrid Space Lab is concerned with how the expanding media networks interact with the physical, the public space. Their work is to be seen at the International Architecture Biennale 1ab in Rotterdam. International Architecture Biennale 1ab in Rotterdam.

City Making in the Digital Age

City Lab In the centennial year with its widespread celebrations of the Bauhaus, the icon of industrial-era, City Lab addresses “City Making in the Digital Age”. “City Making in the Digital Age” is the kick-off event of the City Lab, a co-operation between Hybrid Space Lab and Alexander von Humboldt Institute for Internet and Society (HIIG). [...]

New Spatial Paradigms

New interdisciplinary fields of planning and design are introduced: Soft Urbanism, exploring the interaction of urbanism and the space of mass media and communication networks, and Hybrid Space Design, developing fused analog-digital / architectural-media spaces.

DMZpace

Negative Space The Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) between the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) in the North and the Republic of Korea (ROK) in the South is a 250 km long, 4 km wide military demarcation stretching from the Sea of Japan to the Yellow Sea. After the Korean War (1950-1953) was suspended with an [...]

City Lab

City Lab is a year-long program focusing on digitalization and the city. City Lab is a co-operation between Hybrid Space Lab and Alexander von Humboldt Institute for Internet and Society (HIIG).
City Lab investigates ongoing developments at the intersection of cities and digital technology, engaging with urban mobility and public space, new patterns of space utilization for living and working, circular city, climate adaptation and healthy cities.
City Lab aims to bridge the gap between data and privacy experts and urbanists, architects, city makers, civil society and governance.

Media & City

Public urban space and the “space” of communication networks are usually considered to be competing, even mutually exclusive frameworks for social interaction. In fact, the traditional functions of public urban space are being taken over by telecommunication networks, their input/output devices implanted in (private) interiors.

Domotica

Developments in the field of Domotica, the house is becoming SMART.

Future Urbanism

This general trend reflects on all aspects of our existence: culture, politics, economics, etc. and, of course, on cities. One of the most significant achievements of the 20th century – network technologies – have provided our planet with a totally new digital layer: virtual reality. This has given rise to a whole new sphere of interplay between urban and media networks. Communication networks are changing our society.
Interview by the STRELKA Institute in Moscow for the Future Urbanism project – forty one interviews with contemporary writers, architects, sociologists, economists and city planners.

NEWS

Future Urbanism

“Future Urbanism” project – a collection of forty one interviews with contemporary writers, architects, sociologists, economists and city planners by Strelka in Moscow.